Category: Business and Entrepreneurship

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FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship 2017

Application deadline: June 30, 2017. The field of finance is changing rapidly, largely in response to regulations designed to protect market practitioners and to prevent financial crises. FINCAD has long believed that deep market knowledge, transparency and trustworthiness play a critical role in making financial markets safe for all participants. In addition, FINCAD is keenly aware…
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29th May 2017 0

Women Techmakers Udacity Scholarship

Google Women Techmakers is always developing new ways to increase professional and educational opportunity and provide high value technical resources to women around the world. Women Techmakers is excited to partner with Udacity to offer a Women Techmakers Udacity Scholarship. This initiative will offer 100 full scholarships for technical certification courses to women in the…
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28th May 2017 0

Vital Voices/Bank of America Global Ambassador Program for Women

Application deadline: June 9, 2017. Call for applications The Global Ambassadors Program sponsored by Vital Voices/Bank of America which is being held in Chicago, Illinois (September 11-15, 2017) will address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector, social enterprise and non-profits from the Chicago area in the United States, as well…
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7th May 2017 0

FEMBIOBIZ ACCELERATION COMPETITION FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

Application deadline: April 15, 2017. Are you an ambitious African female leading a business in the Biosciences arena (human/animal nutrition or health)? Would you like to speed up your business growth, receive training and mentoring, marketing exposure, funding and a SANBio/BioFISA II sponsored trip to Slush (Europe’s leading startup event in Finland) and the 2017…
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11th April 2017 0

TAKEDA YOUNG ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD 2017

Application deadline: July 31, 2017. The Takeda Foundation calls on all young entrepreneurs to apply for the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award. Ⅰ. What is the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award ? The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging…
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11th April 2017 0

GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION

Application deadline: September 30, 2017 Startup Open is a global competition that is open to entrepreneurs from any industry with a new business that has yet to raise any outside capital from angel investors, venture capital firms or other formal sources of seed funding. Startup Open recognizes the most promising ventures from around the world–…
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11th April 2017 0

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR 3RD CYCLE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME

2,000 ENTREPRENEURS AND COUNTING LAGOS, NIGERIA – Africa’s largest business incubator, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is now accepting applications from African entrepreneurs, with business ideas that can transform Africa. Successful applicants will join the third cycle of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, TEF’s 10-year, $100 million commitment to train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs in every African country. Since inception in 2015, the Programme has assisted nearly 2,000 entrepreneurs and created hundreds of jobs across the continent. The Programme provides critical tools…
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2nd February 2017 0

MISS.AFRICA SEED FUND GRANT FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN STEM

Application Deadline: February 2, 2017 Miss.Africa announces 2016/17, Round II Seed Funding Tech Initiatives for women in Africa Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy, is announcing a Seed Fund in Africa that will a small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their…
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18th January 2017 0

TECHNOVATION CHALLENGE 2017: GIRLS FOR A CHANGE

Application Deadline: March 8, 2017 Applications are ongoing for the Technovation Challanege 2017, with the theme, Girls for a Change.  Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn necessary skills to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year, Technovation challenges girls to build a business plan and mobile app that will address a community problem. The…
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13th January 2017 0

SHIFFON STARTUP COMPETITION 2017

Application Deadline for submissions is 18 January, 2017. Apply now for the Shiffon Startup Competition. The competition is open to budding entrepreneurs passionate about launching enterprises that are driven to empower women and provide employment opportunities. To overcome the challenges women face, Shiffon has launched a startup competition where 5 entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to…
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12th January 2017 0